MEET THE BOARD

Harbour (Ayrshire) is governed by a committed, forward thinking and strategically minded board of trustees, dedicated to steering the charity through a safe and successful voyage. The Board provide a wide range of skills and expertise from medical, legal, financial and business backgrounds. 

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David Hughes (Chair)

Retired Managing Director (Scotland and Northern Ireland) for Abrdn Financial Planning and Advice, and previously Managing Director for The Munro Partnership Ltd. David is a Chartered Financial Planner and a Fellow of The Personal Finance Society. Originally from Glasgow, David has lived in Ayrshire for the past 17 years. 

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Dr Claire Gilroy MBChB MBA (Secretary)

Claire has over 8 years experience as a Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine. She is the Clinical Lead for Service Development and Improvement in NHS Ayrshire and Arran and a graduate of the Scottish Quality and Safety Fellowship. Claire has vast experience in developing and implementing robust governance processes within NHS Scotland.
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John Fulton (Vice Chair)

John is a Partner in Gilson Gray LLP, one of Scotland’s leading Law Firms, and specialises in real estate development, real estate finance and commercial property matters. John has a strong commercial and business acumen which allows him to understand and differentiate between the key technical, legal and commercial issues of the project is committed to bringing that expertise to assist Harbour in achieving its goals.

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John Gilardi (Treasurer)

Managing Partner and owner of K M Stewart & Co. Accountants & Business Advisors for over 20 years. John started with K M Stewart in 1994 nearly 30 years ago and has enjoyed the journey form employee to partner and now as owner. John is from Ayr and the firm provide advice and accountancy services to businesses across Scotland.

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Harbour Ayrshire

6 Miller Road

Ayr KA7 2AY